Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65--66

Childhood disintegrative disorder as a complication of chicken pox


Jitendra Kumar Verma1, Satyakam Mohapatra2 
1 Department of Psychiatry, Mahamaya Rajkiya Allopathic Medical College, Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Health Institute, Shriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Satyakam Mohapatra
Mental Health Institute, Shriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College, Cuttack - 753 007, Odisha
India

Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD) is characterized by late onset (>3 years of age) of developmental delays in language, social function and motor skills. Commonly there is no antecedent physical disorder leading to childhood disintegrative disorder. The present case report describes a child who developed childhood disintegrative disorder at the age of 6 years after an episode of chicken pox.


How to cite this article:
Verma JK, Mohapatra S. Childhood disintegrative disorder as a complication of chicken pox.Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38:65-66


How to cite this URL:
Verma JK, Mohapatra S. Childhood disintegrative disorder as a complication of chicken pox. Indian J Psychol Med [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Jan 28 ];38:65-66
Available from: http://www.ijpm.info/article.asp?issn=0253-7176;year=2016;volume=38;issue=1;spage=65;epage=66;aulast=Verma;type=0